Hutchinson County, SD

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2022 Population
7,401
0.148% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
0.714% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.9%
0.767% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,139
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$143,800
20.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hutchinson County, SD had a population of 7.4k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $69,139. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hutchinson County, SD declined from 7,412 to 7,401, a −0.148% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,448 to $69,139, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hutchinson County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.85%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.03%), White (Hispanic) (0.946%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.635%).

None of the households in Hutchinson County, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Hutchinson County, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hutchinson County, SD was $143,800, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%.

Most people in Hutchinson County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hutchinson County, SD was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hutchinson County, SD is home to a population of 7.4k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.43% of Hutchinson County, SD residents were born outside of the country (106 people).

In 2022, there were 18.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.77k people) in Hutchinson County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 359 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 76 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Hutchinson County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hutchinson County, SD was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hutchinson County, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.77k ± 179
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    359 ± 191
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    76 ± 52.6
2.53%
Hispanic Population
187 people

In 2022, there were 18.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.77k people) in Hutchinson County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 359 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 76 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.53% of the people in Hutchinson County, SD are hispanic (187 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hutchinson County, SD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
106 people
0.931%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
69 people

As of 2022, 1.43% of Hutchinson County, SD residents (106 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hutchinson County, SD was 0.931%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    109 ± 39
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    71 ± 37
  3. Korea
    59 ± 34

Hutchinson County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hutchinson County, SD employs 3.71k people. The largest industries in Hutchinson County, SD are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (628 people), and Retail Trade (393 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($92,083), Information ($87,778), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,042).

Occupations

3.71k
2022 Value
± 257
−0.403%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hutchinson County, SD declined at a rate of −0.403%, from 3.72k employees to 3.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hutchinson County, SD, are Management Occupations (734 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (410 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (281 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hutchinson County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.71k
2022 Value
± 257
−0.403%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hutchinson County, SD declined at a rate of −0.403%, from 3.72k employees to 3.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hutchinson County, SD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (628 people), and Retail Trade (393 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hutchinson County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Hutchinson County, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,797
Median earning men ± $3,186
$34,661
Median earning women ± $2,798

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($102,885), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,224).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($58,056), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,819), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,521).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.37%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 450k people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.37% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.96%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 84
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 76
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 51
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hutchinson County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 78.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.62%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hutchinson County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Hutchinson County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Hutchinson County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Hutchinson County, SD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.482% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (206k), Some college (148k), and Bachelors Degree (133k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hutchinson County, SD was $143,800 in 2022, which is 0.51 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $119,700 to $143,800, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Hutchinson County, SD is 76.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hutchinson County, SD have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hutchinson County, SD is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Median household income in Hutchinson County, SD is $69,139. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hutchinson County, SD was Census Tract 9688 with a value of $70,455, followed by Census Tract 9687 and Census Tract 9686, with respective values of $69,250 and $68,352.

Property

$143,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,541
$2,248
Median Property Taxes
±$178

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hutchinson County, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.7% of the housing units in Hutchinson County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9688
  2. Census Tract 9687
  3. Census Tract 9686

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hutchinson County, SD was Census Tract 9688 with a value of $70,455, followed by Census Tract 9687 and Census Tract 9686, with respective values of $69,250 and $68,352.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hutchinson County, SD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$69,139
Median Household Income
± $5,060
2.93k
Number of Households
± 205

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.93k households in Hutchinson County, SD grew to $69,139 from the previous year's value of $62,448.

The following chart displays the households in Hutchinson County, SD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hutchinson County, SD is from South Dakota.
0.438
2022 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.32%)
  3. Carpooled (6.08%)

In 2022, 79% of workers in Hutchinson County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.32%) and those who carpooled to work (6.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hutchinson County, SD have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.83% of the workforce in Hutchinson County, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hutchinson County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hutchinson County, SD have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hutchinson County, SD (701 out of 7.08k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hutchinson County, SD is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Hutchinson County, SD has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 2.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hutchinson County, SD see 1215 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.7% decrease from the previous year (1476 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3641 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3641 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,215 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hutchinson County, SD

Primary care physicians in Hutchinson County, SD see an average of 1,215 patients per year. This represents a 17.7% decrease from the previous year (1,476 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hutchinson County, SD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.46%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
2.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hutchinson County, SD grew by 1.63% from 4.39% to 4.46%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.4% in Hutchinson County, SD.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.2% in Hutchinson County, SD.

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